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Breast Imaging Specialist-On Call

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Under the supervision of the mammography quality program manager and mammography supervisor performs mammograms and breast biopsies following the guidelines of ACR and FDA.

Essential Functions:- Performs mammography and other related breast imaging procedures.
- Performs and documents patient assessment/history related to procedures and provides patient care to meet patients' needs.
- Assists physicians (radiologists, surgeons, other specialists) to perform image-guided diagnostic and invasive procedures (e.g., stereotactic biopsy, needle localization. Galactograms).
- Applies knowledge and principles of radiation protection to achieve radiation exposures ALARA for patients, self and others.
- Applies knowledge and principles of Universal Precautions, aseptic and sterile techniques, to minimize exposure to/spread infectious organisms.
- Maintains manual and computerized patient, department records.
- Performs and documents equipment QC according to dept protocol: recognizes and reports any malfunction or variation to the mammography manager, maintenance or bio-med. Audits processing sensitometry records and other equipment/accessory QC data for compliance with policy and trends/problem identification.
- Provides practical instruction for student and other mammographers while demonstrating effective communicating and conflict resolution.
- Maintains a working knowledge of departmental standard operating procedures to include the use of specialized instrumentation, quality control requirements, and preventative maintenance.
- Assesses medical and related equipment problems, taking appropriate corrective action when needed, including requesting repairs from outside entities.
- Participates in the continuous quality improvement process.
- Schedule mammographic procedures.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications: Experience
- Three (3) years total of mammography experience, including one (1) year of experience with breast biopsy procedures required.
- Associate's degree or accredited hospital based Rad.Tech. Program required.
- Graduation from an approved school of radiology required.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- All applicable state licenses required.
- Mammography certification required.
- Current CPR certification required.
- Registered ARRT required.

Additional Requirements:- May be required to lift objects heavier than 50 pounds, perform difficult manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination skills, walk and stand for prolonged periods, see objects closely and hear normal sounds with some background noises.
- Position requires ability to concentrate on fine detail with constant interruption and attend to tasks for 20 to 45 minutes at a time.
- In order to work effectively with patients, must have effective interpersonal and communication skills and be able to stand, walk, bend, lift at least 50 pounds, hear, speak, and see.

Preferred Qualifications:- N/A

Primary Location: Virginia,Alexandria,Alexandria Medical Center
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1
Shift: Variable
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Working Hours Start: 08:30 AM
Working Hours End: 05:00 PM
Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call
Job Type: Standard
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: M40-OPEIU-Local 2
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Department: Alexandria MOB - Mammography - 1808
Pay Range: $38.66 - $45.35 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted.
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Alexandria , Breast Imaging Specialist-On Call, Other , Alexandria, Virginia

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